Brassica Kitchen

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627 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French American
Brassica Kitchen + Cafe is a project by the Whisk Pop-up Group. A coffee shop and scratch bakery by day serving espresso, pastry and sandwiches. For supper we offer a shared tasting menu of french american plates and the whole menu is available a la-carte alongside a full cocktail, beer and wine menu! Our mission is to create an affordable, creative dining experience bringing life to a neighborhood we love.

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Tue - Thu 5:30PM - 6:00PM

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AL
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a local gem, everything is always outstanding

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TL
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Funky fun and delicious

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AC
Columbus
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and superior service

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New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We made this reservation to celebrate a Anniversary. Was awesome seeing the energy and friendliness of a server greeting us! He set the tone off right and led us to our reserved table. We decided to order “The Ride” a $50/person experience provided by the chef. In total we had seven courses. The meal started off strong, with a watermelon salad as well as a potato salad. Both of these dishes will be ordered again on our 2nd visit. The next course was a delicious lamb skewer that we wanted to order again immediately. We followed that with a sushi rice dish on charred broccoli. This dish was good but did not stand up to how the other dishes were. A risotto dish came after that was seasoned perfectly. A highlight of the meal. The next two dishes that followed was a tuna nigiri and udon bowl. Both dishes equally hard to describe. The tuna nigiri had a lot going on as a dish, especially with a slight cheddar flavor. My partner and I had split opinions, I enjoyed it while they did not. We had unanimous dislike for the udon dish. The absolute best part of the meal was the dessert. A fresh donut with strawberry and rhubarb. We would return just for the donut alone.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everyone was so original, unique, friendly and fresh!

Wonderful food, service and atmosphere. Will be returning!

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New England
134 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Phenomenal food. Knowledgeable wait staff. Great service. Quite loud though. Will go back!

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Caribbean
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent all around. One of the beat meals we’ve had in Boston.

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MA
New England
26 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’m so glad we came here! The evening began with a terrific jazz band...and then we started to eat!!! The beets were great as always, but the cauliflower and fig salad blew me away. Mmmmm....
Then on to the caviar French omelette. Udon noodles. The now-I-can-die-happy risotto. And I refused to leave without fried chicken.
The server was wonderful. Wine excellent.
My colleague and I were VERY happy campers!

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S
New England
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

New favorite restaurant in JP! The food and service were both excellent. The menu is super exciting and everything was delicious, and our server went out of her way to accommodate my food allergies. The live music was a welcome surprise, despite making it a tad difficult to hear the person I was with. I have already recommended Brassica to friends and will definitely be back!

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CS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food at Brassica is always an adventure. Some things are good and some are amazing. (This visit it was the fried rice and the udon in that second category.). The wine list is so thoughtful and the amaro is a revelation!

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A
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant in Boston by FAR. Need I say more?

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New England
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful new flavors!

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Portland
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Very creative menu with some really outstanding dishes.
Knowledgeable and extremely friendly and interactive staff.
Looking forward to going back again!

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DM
New England
23 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Five of us, ordered the first eleven things on the menu to share. It was awesome. If we ever have a group of six we can get the burger and fried chicken too.

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New England
73 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The first thing you will notice is that everyone seems genuinely delighted that you have come to Brassica Kitchen. The second thing is that nothing on the menu looks completely familiar. Ask the servers. They know about the unfamiliar ingredients and give good advice. The wonder of Brassica is how delicious everything tastes. My favorites this visit were the salad with pear and gorgonzola, the risotto, the brussel sprouts, and the beets. I also loved the noodles with a french omelet and lovely vegetables. And that covers everything we ordered, an abundance that prevented our party of two from trying the desserts I know, from previous visits, are excellent. Try Brassica Kitchen next time you go out. You will be amazed.

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PM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

The food at Brassica Kitchen is outstanding. Interesting, surprising even, and well crafted without exception. The staff is efficient, service is good. My one complaint is that the staff is overly familiar and informal in a way that seems scripted and forced. The rest of the experience more than makes upfpr that though.

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New England
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice place with very nice staff, we took the 7 plates course with beer pair, very nice tastes discovery.

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New England
10 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been looking for a chance to go to Brassica, and my friend being in town was the perfect excuse to go... the shared plate style isn’t for everyone, but it was perfect for us. The place is warm and inviting, everyone around us was having a great time and enjoying their food. We got 4 dishes and each was super delicious and precisely prepared. Miso Brussels sprouts were crispy and tasty, udon with peas and lobster butter was an umami bomb, I want to go back just for those two dishes.
The only negative was the Mom Jeans cocktail I tried and it tasted like Chloraseptic throat spray. But that might just be my palate, I don’t know.
Definitely want to go back for a date night soon!

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Phoenix
14 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous, great tasting menu with perfect wine pairings, totally unpretentious and friendly, even funny, service. Each dish had something unique and surprising

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LJ
Phoenix
6 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I really loved Brassica Kitchen. There were three of us and we ordered five small plates. We got the brussel sprouts, fried chicken, brioche & uni butter, fried rice, and the wagyu filet. The brussel sprouts were amazing and the hot sauce that came with the fried chicken was to die for. I'm from the southwest and usually find that New England food isn't spicy enough, but this hot sauce was spot on. Usually when the menu is eclectic I don't end up liking everything, but I loved everything we ordered. We were worried that with small plates we'd still be hungry after our meal, but everything was super filling. The drinks were very inventive and interesting. We ordered the honey pie & birthday cake donut for dessert- the donut came with a Star Wars lego! The wait staff were incredibly friendly and all of them seemed genuinely happy to be there. The restaurant has a chill vibe and while it was crowded it wasn't too loud. We were there for a while and had a couple of drinks each, but the bill was very reasonable.

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C
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food as Brassica is sublime. The people who work there are welcoming, personable, knowledgeable, fun. And. the food is one of a kind dishes, little masterpieces.

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NB
New England
40 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fabulous, unusual flavors. Tiny plates for the most part. If you don't mind $$$, it's fantastic. Great cocktail, super innovative. Great, friends service!

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R
New England
31 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our second visit to this outstanding neighborhood gem
We were met at the door by the manager Noah and found out I was a day early for the reservations I had mistakenly made. The service in the staff are absolutely spectacular and that's just a start. The food is worth five stars alone. i had brioche with Uni butter and a dish of Udon noodles that was off the charts
One of my favorite restaurants in all of Boston.

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a
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food, service. We love it!

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KB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unexpected delight! Food you will talk about for weeks.
Treat yourself...GO!

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a
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brassica is one of the very best restaurants in Boston! The sauces here are amazing and so unique and interesting and complex. They currently have an extra part of their menu with outstanding Hiramasa plates (yellowtail kingfish). The Brussel Sprouts with maple syrup are delicious, the udon noddles with lobster butter are to die for, and the grilled Salmon is perfect! On top of all that, their staff is so kind and chill and quick to help with anything you need. There are free grilled cheese sandwiches for kids or a pasta with cheese dish that isn't free but quite good! Highly recommend Brassica!

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MC
New England
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, interesting, smart dishes! The ambiance and service were spectacular as well. I’ll be there again!

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i
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delicious and so warm and friendly!
I need another bowl of that udon with lobster butter and grilled ramps... so good!

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AT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was wonderful. Creative and delciious food surpassed only by great service. One of our favorite spots in Boston!

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food and experience. Would eat here every weekend!

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the best meal I've had in years-- and it was my birthday, so I'd been eating out all week. It's a very adventurous, surprising menu that foodies will adore. We had the tasting menu and it was the most intense pleasure possible while still clothed. This place is a treasure. All talent, no pretense.

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LK
New England
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, Brassica was outstanding. The Brassica experience will change the way you think about food. Thank you, Phil and Jay, your creativity is contagious!

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such an amazing group of people serving amazingly thoughtful food. Favorite place, favorite people! If you haven’t eaten here, you aren’t living.

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TY
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

No only is the food mind blowing, the staff is awesome. I am a repeat customer for breakfast, lunch and dinner and I recommend
the tasting menu when coming for dinner.

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J
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brassica is a favorite! Friendly and accommodating staff, spectacular food, and a perfect location. Brassica 4 ever <3

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PM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best meal I have had. The flavors in the carefully crafted dishes complimented each other perfectly. And they weren’t tame either, bold juicy bursts of flavor for you to enjoy. As if that weren’t enough, layered on top of that was a similar balance of textures that all worked together perfectly. The chefs here know their stuff and create an amazing dining experience. Blown away and can’t wait to return, my new favorite restaurant in Boston.

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect!

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New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

UNBELIEVABLE! I hadn’t heard of this before somehow and I stumbled into the best meal I’ve had in Boston... Exceptional food quality and creativity. Service team is happy to be there and it shows, feels like everything is firing on all cylinders there.

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MA
New England
27 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great as always! I can never resist the Brussels and the beet salad. But the new asparagus dish is also a winner! And I’m crazy about the risotto...
My friend got the mussels, which she said were the best she had ever had.
Can’t wait to return...maybe next time, I will start with dessert and work backwards?
Bravo, Brassica team!

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RU
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply the best! We did The Ride and loved every dish. Everything is made with love and creativity. Always leave satisfied!!

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